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Thursday July 18th, 2019 with David Dalle
A journey to the city of Belem in northeastern Brazil and the incredible music and nightlife of the 1970's. Farewell to Johnny Clegg. Senegalese Sourakata Koite.

On today's show we will take an extensive journey to the city of Belem in the Northeastern Brazilian state of Para courtesy of the fabulous new compilation from Analog Africa "Jambu Os Miticos Sons da Amazonia" which covers a particularly captivating time in Brazilian popular music centered in Belem from 1974-1986. The most well known music style of Para, Carimbo, though dating back to the 17th century, was the basis of an electrified popular music spearheaded by the Brazilian musician Pinduca in the 1970's. It also incorporated a lot of influences from the Caribbean and Columbia (in a sub-genre known as Lambada) and was the beat to a very active nightlife full of live music and competing bands during the 1970's and early 80's when Belem was enjoying an enormous economic boon. A lot of fantastic music was captured and released locally on lps, and the team from Analog Africa spent several years since 2014 scouring Belem for this old music, as well as meeting and recording the reminiscences of many of the now elderly musicians from this era, including an 87 year old Pinduca. The 19 tracks released on the compilation reflect the variety and energy of this golden decade in the music of Belem. An absolutely astounding release! We also say farewell too soon to one of the most influential musicians of my youth, Johnny Clegg, who died Tuesday only 66 years old. As a child, "Scatterlings of Africa" was my first introduction to African music and you cannot overestimate the importance it had on my musical development. He was also a dedicated anti-Apartheid champion and proponent for racial integration.
Vamos Farrear
Pinduca - Jambu e os miticos sons da amazonia - Analog Africa New
Carimbo Para Yemanja
O Conjunto De Orlando Pereira - Jambu e os miticos sons da amazonia - Analog Africa New
Lambada Dad Baleia
Vierira a Seu Conjunto - Jambu e os miticos sons da amazonia - Analog Africa New
Carimbo Para Yemanja
Messias Holanda - Jambu e os miticos sons da amazonia - Analog Africa New
Meu Barquinho
Janjao - Jambu e os miticos sons da amazonia - Analog Africa New
Da garrafa Uma Pinga
Verequete e O Conjunto Uirapuru - Jambu e os miticos sons da amazonia - Analog Africa New
Xango
Magalhaes e Sua Guitarra - Jambu e os miticos sons da amazonia - Analog Africa New
Praia Do Algodoal
Os Quentes de Terra Alta - Jambu e os miticos sons da amazonia - Analog Africa New
Voa Andorinha
Grupo Da Pesada - Jambu e os miticos sons da amazonia - Analog Africa New
Despedida
Mestre Cupijo e Seu Ritmo - Jambu e os miticos sons da amazonia - Analog Africa New
Os Muiraquitans
A Misturada - Jambu e os miticos sons da amazonia - Analog Africa New
I don't know much about this Senegalese-born kora player and singer Sourakata Koite. He lives in Paris and recorded this album in Holland in 1984 which has just been reissued by Awesome Tapes From Africa. It has a really immediate sound, as if he was playing right in front of you, and some really stunning virtuosity on the kora to take your breath away.
Seremende
Sourakata Koite - en Hollande - Awesome Tapes From Africa New
Ha-Madi
Sourakata Koite - en Hollande - Awesome Tapes From Africa New
Moussa
Sourakata Koite - en Hollande - Awesome Tapes From Africa New
Tancinha
Bonga - Maiorais - Lusafrica
Umfazi Omdala
Johnny Clegg & Juluka - The Good Hope Concerts - EMI
Impi
Johnny Clegg & Juluka - The Good Hope Concerts - EMI
Asimbonanga
Johnny Clegg & Juluka (with Nelson Mandela) - Live in Frankfurt
Scatterlings of Africa
Johnny Clegg & Juluka - Scatterlings - Warner
Senegal and Algeria are meeting tomorrow afternoon in the Africa Cup of Nations, (3pm EST match time). Catch some great soccer!
Senegal Sunugal
Orchestre Baobab - N'Wolof - Dakar Sound
La Camel
Cheb Khaled - Les annees Rai - Atoll Music
Bhajan
Pandit Jasraj & Shri Swapan Chaudhuri - Vocal - Moment Records
Interactive CKCU
Peter
I see R.I.P. to Johnny Clegg coming up, alas. Which will of course mean some Juluka. Also one of my faves waaaaay back in the day. Interestingly, Derek De Beer (drummer and percussionist) now lives here in Ottawa.

2:13 PM, July 18th, 2019
David Dalle (host)
Yeah he was drummer in the Good Hope Concerts.

3:05 PM, July 18th, 2019